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In Memory of

James A. Sitarz

August 16, 1952 - August 9, 2017

Obituary


James A. Sitarz, age 64, of Crown Point, passed away suddenly on August 9, 2017. James A. Sitarz was born August 16, 1952 in Blue Island, Illinois to the late Joseph and Ethel Sitarz. Also preceding him in death is his twin brother, John Sitarz. Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 42 years, Denise Sitarz; children, Sheila (James) Petkus, Kenneth Sullivan, Jessica (Steven) Buikema; grandchildren, Nicholas, Danielle, Christopher, Peyton, Paige, Brooke, Taylor and Jadon; great grandchildren, Haley, Addison, and Nora; brothers, Donald (Sandra) and Joseph (Patricia) Sitarz. Jim retired from Indiana...

James A. Sitarz, age 64, of Crown Point, passed away suddenly on August 9, 2017. James A. Sitarz was born August 16, 1952 in Blue Island, Illinois to the late Joseph and Ethel Sitarz. Also preceding him in death is his twin brother, John Sitarz. Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 42 years, Denise Sitarz; children, Sheila (James) Petkus, Kenneth Sullivan, Jessica (Steven) Buikema; grandchildren, Nicholas, Danielle, Christopher, Peyton, Paige, Brooke, Taylor and Jadon; great grandchildren, Haley, Addison, and Nora; brothers, Donald (Sandra) and Joseph (Patricia) Sitarz. Jim retired from Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad. He enjoyed playing his guitar and riding his Harley Davidson, and spending time with his horses and dogs. Jim especially loved being with his grandchildren. Visitation will be Sunday, August 13, 2017 from 3-7 pm at Chapel Lawn Funeral Home (8178 Cline Ave.; Schererville, Indiana 46375). Funeral services will be Monday, August 14, 2017 at 10:00 am at Chapel Lawn Funeral Home. Burial will be in Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorials in Jim's name may be made to the Northwest Indiana Cancer Kids Foundation; PO Box 824; Schererville, Indiana 46375. To leave online condolences, please visit www.chapellawnfunerals.com